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Senate of Paraguay

Chamber of Senators
Cámara de Senadores
Type
Type
Seats 45
Elections
Proportional representation
Last election
21 April 2013
Website
Chamber of Senators
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Paraguay

The Chamber of Senators of Paraguay (Cámara de Senadores), the upper house of the National Congress, has 45 members, elected for a five-year term by proportional representation.

Latest elections

 Summary of the 21 April 2013 Paraguayan senatorial election results
Party Votes % Seats +/–
Colorado Party 865,206 41.48 19 +4
Authentic Radical Liberal Party 588,054 28.19 13 –1
Guasú Front 238,313 11.43 5 +4
Democratic Progressive Party 144,691 6.94 3 +2
Avanza País 117,056 5.61 2 +2
Beloved Fatherland Party 45,168 2.17 0 –4
Youth Party – Young Force 28,129 1.35 0 New
National Union of Ethical Citizens 9,064 0.43 2 –7
National Encounter Party 7,846 0.38 1 +1
Social Democrat Party 7,768 0.37 0 New
Independent Constitutionalist Movement 7,509 0.36 0 New
Kuña Pyrenda 5,416 0.26 0 New
People in Action Movement 3,673 0.18 0 New
United Democratic Movement for Victory 3,662 0.18 0 New
Paraguayan Humanist Party 3,484 0.17 0 0
Free Homeland Party 2,322 0.11 0 New
Participative Independent Democratic Movement 2,007 0.10 0 New
White Party 1,961 0.09 0 0
Institutional Independent Movement 1,917 0.09 0 New
Green Party 1,541 0.07 0 New
30 August Movement 746 0.04 0 New
Workers' Party 284 0.01 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 159,889
Total 2,407,166 100 45 0
Registered voters/turnout 3,516,275 68.46%
Source: Supreme Electoral Justice Tribunal of Paraguay

See also

External links

  • Official website (Spanish)


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